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Winter Storm Warning For Cortland County

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The National Weather Service office in Binghamton has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Cortland County and these additional counties: Broome, southern Cayuga, Seneca, Sullivan, Tioga, and Tompkins.

The Winter Storm Warning will be in effect beginning at 7 am Sunday until 1 pm Monday.
  • Forecasters expect heavy snow and periods of sleet and freezing rain.
  • Snow accumulation could reach 6-12 inches, along with around a trace of ice.
  • A mix of sleet and freezing rain will begin late Saturday night and persist into Sunday morning.
  • Precipitation will change to all snow Sunday afternoon and continue into Monday.
  • Strong north winds will develop on Monday to cause blowing and drifting snow.
  • The snow and ice accumulations will make many roads treacherous and impassable.
  • Strong winds will lead to blowing snow, reduced visibility and possible power outages.
  • Winds are expected to be from the southwest at 15-25 mph with gusts to 40 mph Sunday night and Monday.
  • Temperatures are expected in the upper 20s.
The National Weather Service reminds that a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means heavy snow is expected or occurring.
  • Heavy snow is forecast that will make travel very dangerous.
  • Consider only traveling if it is an emergency.
  • If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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